Best Time to Get a Job

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When you apply could make or break your chances with employers. So when are the best times of year to land a position? Hiring managers give a heads-up.

By Jessica Dickler

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Putting your job hunt on the back burner until after New Year's? That could be a big mistake, according to some hiring managers.


With nearly 16 million Americans out of work and tending tirelessly to their job searches, some candidates may be ready for a little holiday break. But December could actually be the best time to reinvigorate your hunt, experts say.